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Description: Grand Convention at Philadelphia, May to September, 1787, Quill Project 2016 Edition.

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94 resource(s)

The PDF scans of the 1911 publication, The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787, edited by Max Farrand (New Haven: Yale University Press)

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The ConSource.org edition of Madison's Notes and other papers.

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In 1819 John Quincy Adams oversaw a printed publication of the Journal of the Convention. This collection holds links to the Archive.org copy.

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In 1819 John Quincy Adams oversaw a printed publication of the Journal of the Convention.

This is a manuscript copy of the journal from that time, a draft of what was published.

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This collection holds links to the Library of Congress scan of its microfilm photographs of Madison's personal record recording the work of the Constitutional Convention.

26 resource(s)

Links to relevant records at e-enlightenment.com

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Constitutional History in the news and in scholarship, and news about the Quill platform and the Negotiated Texts Network.

2 resource(s)

A collection of news items related to the Quill project.

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Forthcoming events being organized by the Quill project.

43 comment(s)

Issues highlighted by the 2016 editorial team.

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Quill 2016 Edition

Advising the President


Lindsay Chervinsky

8 comment(s)

Lindsay Chervinsky on the President's Cabinet

The Creation of the Electoral College


N. P. Cole, Grace Mallon and Kat Howarth

26 comment(s)

A collection highlighting important moments in the debate over how a President should be chosen for the United States.

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The Convention debates whether officials should be removable by impeachment, and if so how.

2 comment(s)

Knowledge of the Constitutional Convention during the nineteenth century was partial and contingent on the publication of various accounts and journals, not all of them accurate or honest.